Dr Dominic Paterson

  • Lecturer (History of Art)

Research interests

Office Hour: Monday 4-5pm

Research Interests

 

  • Methodological, historiographic, and aesthetic issues raised by the application of Michel Foucault’s work to the discipline of art history
  • The appropriation, citation and reanimation of avant-garde / neo-avant-garde strategies and objects within contemporary artartistic and theoretical interventions within ‘the politics of the body’post-war American art

 

Working closely with Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2010, Dr Paterson organised and introduced a series of talks and film screening events which expanded upon the Festival's theme of ‘past, present, future’. Participating artists included Susan Phillipsz, Gerard Byrne and Jimmie Durham, and films by Byrne, Kate Davis, Marjolijn Dijkman, Johan Grimonprez, Marine Hugonnier, Jeremy Millar, and Hito Steyerl were screened.

Dr Paterson is a selector for Axisweb ‘Open Frequency’ and an Honorary Associate Member of Glasgow Sculpture Studios.


Supervision

  • Asomatos, Christos
    ART IN THE NEW DEMOCRATIC PARADIGM: AUTONOMY, TECHNIQUE, PARTICIPATION
  • Linster, Lisi
    Wholly Unholy. The use of medieval iconography in contemporary secular art
  • Lyon, Rachel
    'Imitatio as method: reading, writing and the un-becoming of the mystic self'
  • McBride, Leah
    Figuring the Atrocious: Trauma Representation in Contemporary Art Practice
  • Rossi, Maria

Teaching

  • Body art;  American art c.1945-present (Undergraduate)
  • The changing relationship between medium and meaning in 20th-century artistic practice (Undergraduate)
  • Art, Embodiment, Transgression (MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression: 20th Century Avant-Gardes)
  • Art in the Making: Modern and Avant-Garde Techniques (MLitt Making & Meaning: Approaches in Technical Art History)

 


Additional Information

Administration

  • Convenor, Honours Dissertation
  • Chair, Steering committee, AAH 2010 Conference (08-09, 09-10)

External Responsibilities

  • Honorary Associate Member, Glasgow Sculpture Studios

Exhibition and book reviews 

‘Mircea Cantor,’ MAP, (No. 21, Spring 2010)

The Enlightenments, MAP, (No. 20, Winter 2009/10)

‘Phil Collins/Bruce Nauman,’ MAP, (No. 19, Autumn 2009)

‘Claire Barclay,’ MAP, (No. 18, Summer 2009).

‘Gest: Laboratory of Synthesis,’ MAP, (No. 17, Spring 2009).

‘David Bellingham,’ MAP, (No. 16, Winter 2008/2009).

‘Michael Stumpf,’ MAP, (No. 15, Autumn 2008).

‘Lucy Skaer,’ MAP, (No. 15, Autumn 2008).

‘Group: Claire Barclay/Neil Clements/Sally Osborn/Jonathan Owen/Sara Barker/Albrecht Schäfer,’ exhibition review, MAP, (No. 14, Summer 2008).

Selected Conference Papers, Guest Lectures

I have given papers at the University of Edinburgh, UCC Cork, NCAD Dublin, The Hungarian University of Fine Arts, amongst others.

‘Johan Grimonprez’s Double Take: If You Meet Your Double You Should Kill Him,’ dialogue with Dr Fabien Hillfisch, Fruitmarket Gallery, 9 June 2010

Keynote lecture on Jimmy Robert, 'Art, Performance, Film' postgraduate conference, University of Glasgow,21 May 2010

‘The excuse of a fiction…’ Lecture on Gayle Chong Kwan’s 'Obsidian Isle', Ricefield Arts/Trongate 103, Glasgow, 7 April 2010

‘Mircea Cantor: Which Light Kills You,’ The Common Guild, Glasgow, 23 January 2010

‘Roni Horn: The Tiniest Piece of Mirror is Always the Whole Mirror,’ The Common Guild, Glasgow, 27 June 2009

‘Negotiating Autonomy: directions in recent Scottish Art’ Doctorate School, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, 21 April 2009

‘Body Images and Imagined Bodies: thoughts on feminist art practice,’ Deveron Arts, Huntly, 28 March 2009

(Chair) ‘Claire Barclay: Dysfunctional Objects,’ symposium, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 20 March 2009

‘ “Great works wait”: postproduction, repetition and citation in contemporary art,’ Doctorate School, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, 14 May 2008

‘Selected Details: matter and memory in Barney, Parker and Starling’, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, 6 December 2007 


Publications

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Number of items: 61.

2018

Paterson, D. (2018) Strange Foreign Bodies. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2018) Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE, PORTRAIT, STILL LIFE. Burlington Magazine, 160(1385), pp. 666-669.

Paterson, D. (2018) 'Artists A-Z' and 'Temporary Projects'. In: Le Feuvre, L. (ed.) The Generous Landscape: Ten Years of Jupiter Artland. Jupiter Artland Foundation: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780995783010 (In Press)

Paterson, D. (2018) Ten years of artist commissions. In: Le Feuvre, L. (ed.) The Generous Landscape: Ten Years of Jupiter Artland. Jupiter Artland Foundation: Edinburgh, pp. 29-138. ISBN 9780995783010

Paterson, D. and Feeley, C. (2018) Ten years of artist projects. In: Le Feuvre, L. (ed.) The Generous Landscape: Ten Years of Jupiter Artland. Jupiter Artland Foundation: Edinburgh, pp. 139-186. ISBN 9780995783010

Paterson, D. (2018) Points of Departure: exhibition text. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2018) Still Moving: the films and photographs of Ulrike Ottinger. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2018) A Synchronology: the contemporary and other times. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2018) Weighing the work of love: on Kate Davis's re-visioned iconoclasm. ARTis On, 1(5), pp. 143-158.

Paterson, D. (2018) Definitions in The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748637027

2017

Paterson, D. (2017) Making up mothers: Georgina Starr's channelling of the maternal. Performance Research, 22(4), pp. 44-52. (doi:10.1080/13528165.2017.1374700)

2016

Paterson, D. (2016) Simon Starling. Burlington Magazine, 158(1364),

Paterson, D. (2016) Anne Hardy: twin fields. Commentaries, 22,

Paterson, D. (2016) Thomas Demand: daily show. Commentaries, 23,

Paterson, D. (2016) 'Callings: the artist-as-spiritualist'. &labels, 5, pp. 3-10.

2015

Paterson, D. and Myles, S. (2015) Spiral Bound. Meyer Riegger Gallery: Berlin.

Paterson, D. (2015) Ruins recast: appropriated and fabricated ruins in the work of Scott Myles. Performance Research, 20(3), pp. 145-153. (doi:10.1080/13528165.2015.1049048)

Paterson, D. (2015) Interview: Dominic Paterson talks to Georgina Starr. MAP Magazine, 18 Mar.

Paterson, D. (2015) A Picture Show. [Exhibitions]

2014

Paterson, D. (2014) Charlie Hammond. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 74-75. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Claire Barclay. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 14-15. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Hayley Tompkins. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 168-169. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Lorna Macintyre. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 96-97. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Mary Redmond. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 136-137. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Michael Fullerton. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 68-69. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Sara Barker. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 16-17. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Scott Myles. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 116-117. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) The form of my intent... Vigdis Storsveen,

Paterson, D. (2014) Mummies: exhibition text. [Exhibitions]

2013

Paterson, D. (2013) Denkmal, film by Kate Davis.

Paterson, D. and Dear, R. (2013) ‘Rehearsing WAR and performing memory…’. [Performance]

Paterson, D. and Impey, A. (2013) Alex Impey: in conversation with Dominic Paterson. MAP Magazine,

Paterson, D. (2013) Mr Sludge, 'The Medium' / Herr Schlamm >>Das Medium<<. In: Hogarth, R. and Helbig, J. (eds.) Die Schlampe Malerei. D21 Kunstraum Leipzig / Thomas Verlag: Leipzig. ISBN 9783000414916

2012

Paterson, D. (2012) Houses in motion... In: Domke, G. and Myles, S. (eds.) Scott Myles: This Production. Dundee Contemporary Arts: Dundee, pp. 39-45. ISBN 9780955876967

Paterson, D. (2012) Adaptation [The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, 12th Oct 2012 - 25th Nov 2012]. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2012) 'Not Just the Perfect Moments'. Drawing Room,

Paterson, D. (2012) What We Have Done, What We Are About To Do [Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, 18th Aug - 15th Sep 2012]. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2012) ‘Container for the Contained’. How to Turn the World by Hand,

Paterson, D. and Impey, A. (2012) blanking (insert). [Artefact]

Paterson, D. (2012) Moving poses / arresting feeling: Jimmy Robert's L'Education Sentimentale. In: Badiou, A., Kirschner, A. and Crone, B. (eds.) The Sensible Stage: Staging and the Moving Image. Picture This, with Plenty Projects: Bristol, UK, pp. 109-123. ISBN 9780955496127

Paterson, D. (2012) 'And Under That...'.

2011

Paterson, D. and Clements, N. (2011) Signature model (excerpt). In: Ng, K. and Stock, M. (eds.) What is an Art Book? The Modern Language Experiment: London.

Paterson, D. (2011) Bodies of Knowledge. In: Christine Borland: File Note. Camden Arts Centre. ISBN 9781907208171

Paterson, D. (2011) Siting Lucy Gunning's Quarry. Picture This,

Paterson, D. (2011) Katri Walker: North West. North West,

Paterson, D. (2011) Tacita Dean. Commentaries,

Paterson, D. (2011) Drifting: some journeys followed. In: Leaver-Yap, I. (ed.) 8 Metaphors (Because the Moving Image is Not a Book). LUX: London, pp. 136-145. ISBN 9780956794130

Paterson, D. (2011) Slow Action, Ben Rivers.

Paterson, D. (2011) Utopia is Elsewhere: mapping 'The Obsidian Isle'. In: Chong-Kwan, G. (ed.) The Obsidian Isle. Gayle Chong-Kwan / Ricefield / Street Level Photoworks. ISBN 978095652003

Paterson, D. (2011) "You seem the same as always, -". Commentaries,

2010

Paterson, D. (2010) Chapter one: Martin Soto Climent. MAP, 22, pp. 44-49.

Paterson, D. , Barclay, C. and Barker, R. (2010) Overlap. Overlap,

Paterson, D. (2010) 'Which light kills you' by Mircea Cantor. Commentaries,

Paterson, D. (2010) Open frequency: Anne-Marie Copestake. Axisweb,

2009

Paterson, D. (2009) 'the tiniest piece of mirror is always the whole mirror', by Roni Horn. Commentaries,

Paterson, D. (2009) Duchamp under the hammer: iconoclasm, vandalism and authenticity. In: Hermens, E. and Fiske, T. (eds.) Art, Conservation and Authenticities: Material, Concept, Context. Archetype, pp. 183-189. ISBN 9781904982517

2008

Paterson, D. (2008) Nearly Nothing. In: ReViewfinder2. Viewfinder Gallery, London: London.

2006

Paterson, D. (2006) Escapism and masculinity: Harry Houdini and Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle. Edinburgh Review(116),

2004

Paterson, D. (2004) Everything in its right place: Foucault and the ‘Ideology of the Aesthetic’. Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, 1(3), pp. 111-123.

2002

Paterson, D. (2002) Christine Borland: To Be Set and Sown in the Garden. [Exhibitions]

2000

Paterson, D. , Hooker, R. and Stirton, P. (2000) Bourdieu and the art historians. In: Fowler, B. (ed.) Reading Bourdieu on Society and Culture. Series: Sociological review monographs. Blackwells / The Sociological Review: Oxford, pp. 212-228. ISBN 9780631221869

This list was generated on Wed Nov 14 22:02:01 2018 GMT.
Number of items: 61.

Articles

Paterson, D. (2018) Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE, PORTRAIT, STILL LIFE. Burlington Magazine, 160(1385), pp. 666-669.

Paterson, D. (2018) Weighing the work of love: on Kate Davis's re-visioned iconoclasm. ARTis On, 1(5), pp. 143-158.

Paterson, D. (2017) Making up mothers: Georgina Starr's channelling of the maternal. Performance Research, 22(4), pp. 44-52. (doi:10.1080/13528165.2017.1374700)

Paterson, D. (2016) Simon Starling. Burlington Magazine, 158(1364),

Paterson, D. (2016) Anne Hardy: twin fields. Commentaries, 22,

Paterson, D. (2016) Thomas Demand: daily show. Commentaries, 23,

Paterson, D. (2016) 'Callings: the artist-as-spiritualist'. &labels, 5, pp. 3-10.

Paterson, D. (2015) Ruins recast: appropriated and fabricated ruins in the work of Scott Myles. Performance Research, 20(3), pp. 145-153. (doi:10.1080/13528165.2015.1049048)

Paterson, D. (2015) Interview: Dominic Paterson talks to Georgina Starr. MAP Magazine, 18 Mar.

Paterson, D. (2014) The form of my intent... Vigdis Storsveen,

Paterson, D. (2013) Denkmal, film by Kate Davis.

Paterson, D. and Impey, A. (2013) Alex Impey: in conversation with Dominic Paterson. MAP Magazine,

Paterson, D. (2012) 'Not Just the Perfect Moments'. Drawing Room,

Paterson, D. (2012) ‘Container for the Contained’. How to Turn the World by Hand,

Paterson, D. (2012) 'And Under That...'.

Paterson, D. (2011) Siting Lucy Gunning's Quarry. Picture This,

Paterson, D. (2011) Katri Walker: North West. North West,

Paterson, D. (2011) Tacita Dean. Commentaries,

Paterson, D. (2011) Slow Action, Ben Rivers.

Paterson, D. (2011) "You seem the same as always, -". Commentaries,

Paterson, D. (2010) Chapter one: Martin Soto Climent. MAP, 22, pp. 44-49.

Paterson, D. , Barclay, C. and Barker, R. (2010) Overlap. Overlap,

Paterson, D. (2010) 'Which light kills you' by Mircea Cantor. Commentaries,

Paterson, D. (2010) Open frequency: Anne-Marie Copestake. Axisweb,

Paterson, D. (2009) 'the tiniest piece of mirror is always the whole mirror', by Roni Horn. Commentaries,

Paterson, D. (2006) Escapism and masculinity: Harry Houdini and Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle. Edinburgh Review(116),

Paterson, D. (2004) Everything in its right place: Foucault and the ‘Ideology of the Aesthetic’. Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, 1(3), pp. 111-123.

Books

Paterson, D. and Myles, S. (2015) Spiral Bound. Meyer Riegger Gallery: Berlin.

Book Sections

Paterson, D. (2018) 'Artists A-Z' and 'Temporary Projects'. In: Le Feuvre, L. (ed.) The Generous Landscape: Ten Years of Jupiter Artland. Jupiter Artland Foundation: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780995783010 (In Press)

Paterson, D. (2018) Ten years of artist commissions. In: Le Feuvre, L. (ed.) The Generous Landscape: Ten Years of Jupiter Artland. Jupiter Artland Foundation: Edinburgh, pp. 29-138. ISBN 9780995783010

Paterson, D. and Feeley, C. (2018) Ten years of artist projects. In: Le Feuvre, L. (ed.) The Generous Landscape: Ten Years of Jupiter Artland. Jupiter Artland Foundation: Edinburgh, pp. 139-186. ISBN 9780995783010

Paterson, D. (2018) Definitions in The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748637027

Paterson, D. (2014) Charlie Hammond. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 74-75. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Claire Barclay. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 14-15. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Hayley Tompkins. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 168-169. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Lorna Macintyre. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 96-97. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Mary Redmond. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 136-137. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Michael Fullerton. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 68-69. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Sara Barker. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 16-17. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2014) Scott Myles. In: Jeffrey, M. (ed.) Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland: Guide. National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life: Edinburgh ; Glasgow, pp. 116-117. ISBN 9781906270711

Paterson, D. (2013) Mr Sludge, 'The Medium' / Herr Schlamm >>Das Medium<<. In: Hogarth, R. and Helbig, J. (eds.) Die Schlampe Malerei. D21 Kunstraum Leipzig / Thomas Verlag: Leipzig. ISBN 9783000414916

Paterson, D. (2012) Houses in motion... In: Domke, G. and Myles, S. (eds.) Scott Myles: This Production. Dundee Contemporary Arts: Dundee, pp. 39-45. ISBN 9780955876967

Paterson, D. (2012) Moving poses / arresting feeling: Jimmy Robert's L'Education Sentimentale. In: Badiou, A., Kirschner, A. and Crone, B. (eds.) The Sensible Stage: Staging and the Moving Image. Picture This, with Plenty Projects: Bristol, UK, pp. 109-123. ISBN 9780955496127

Paterson, D. and Clements, N. (2011) Signature model (excerpt). In: Ng, K. and Stock, M. (eds.) What is an Art Book? The Modern Language Experiment: London.

Paterson, D. (2011) Bodies of Knowledge. In: Christine Borland: File Note. Camden Arts Centre. ISBN 9781907208171

Paterson, D. (2011) Drifting: some journeys followed. In: Leaver-Yap, I. (ed.) 8 Metaphors (Because the Moving Image is Not a Book). LUX: London, pp. 136-145. ISBN 9780956794130

Paterson, D. (2011) Utopia is Elsewhere: mapping 'The Obsidian Isle'. In: Chong-Kwan, G. (ed.) The Obsidian Isle. Gayle Chong-Kwan / Ricefield / Street Level Photoworks. ISBN 978095652003

Paterson, D. (2009) Duchamp under the hammer: iconoclasm, vandalism and authenticity. In: Hermens, E. and Fiske, T. (eds.) Art, Conservation and Authenticities: Material, Concept, Context. Archetype, pp. 183-189. ISBN 9781904982517

Paterson, D. (2008) Nearly Nothing. In: ReViewfinder2. Viewfinder Gallery, London: London.

Paterson, D. , Hooker, R. and Stirton, P. (2000) Bourdieu and the art historians. In: Fowler, B. (ed.) Reading Bourdieu on Society and Culture. Series: Sociological review monographs. Blackwells / The Sociological Review: Oxford, pp. 212-228. ISBN 9780631221869

Artefact

Paterson, D. and Impey, A. (2012) blanking (insert). [Artefact]

Exhibitions

Paterson, D. (2018) Strange Foreign Bodies. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2018) Points of Departure: exhibition text. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2018) Still Moving: the films and photographs of Ulrike Ottinger. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2018) A Synchronology: the contemporary and other times. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2015) A Picture Show. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2014) Mummies: exhibition text. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2012) Adaptation [The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, 12th Oct 2012 - 25th Nov 2012]. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2012) What We Have Done, What We Are About To Do [Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, 18th Aug - 15th Sep 2012]. [Exhibitions]

Paterson, D. (2002) Christine Borland: To Be Set and Sown in the Garden. [Exhibitions]

Performance

Paterson, D. and Dear, R. (2013) ‘Rehearsing WAR and performing memory…’. [Performance]

This list was generated on Wed Nov 14 22:02:01 2018 GMT.